'''James Redford''' (September 18, 1821 – December 18, 1908) was an Ontario
businessman and political figure. He represented Perth North
in the Canadian House of Commons
as a Liberal Party of Canada|Liberal
member from 1867 to 1872.
He was born in Lilliesleaf
the son of James Redford, was educated there, and went to Canada West
in 1842. Redford taught in school for a time. He was later employed as a banker, lumber merchant, manufacturer and land speculator in Stratford, Ontario|Stratford
and Mitchell, Ontario|Mitchell
. In 1851, Redford married Elizabeth Gouray.
He served as superintendent of schools in Perth County, Ontario|Perth County
and a member of the Stratford town council. He was a director of the Royal Canadian Bank
and also served as captain in the local...